Student Wellness Services Department coordinates programs for foster youth to break down barriers to school enrollment and create academic stability for our students. We ensure immediate enrollment in the Free & Reduced lunch program, assist families with before and after school programs, and facilitate communication and problem-solving between families and school site staff.
GUSD collaborates with the following Agencies:
City of Glendale Housing Department, Glendale Police Department, Glendale Youth Alliance, Pacific Clinics, Didi Hirsch, Ascencia, YMCA, YWCA, Las Caritas, an Auxiliary of Assistance League of Glendale, Glendale Council PTA, Shoes That Fit, Assistance League of Glendale - Operation School Bell, AGBU Gen Next and Los Angeles County Office of Education.
Services Provided for Foster Youth:
- Mental Health Counseling
- Parenting Classes
- Housing and Shelter Referrals
- Food Pantry
- School Uniforms
- School Supplies
- Youth Employment through GYA referrals
Foster Youth Liasion
Dr. Ilin Magran, Director Ext. 1500